The Letter (1940)


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Theme
Theme name: Hammond A
Description: The main theme for the film, associated with Leslie (named "Hammond Development" in the cue sheet); this is the dramatic A part with meter changes between 4/4 and 3/4
Related characters: Leslie Crosbie
Total uses: 57
Total duration: 00:20:00
% of music: 32.24%
Total variants: 41
Variants:

[A-Z]
[Film order]
Original
Climactic
Confession
Crying
Dark
Deception
Deliberate
Delicato
Despair
Distraught
Distressed
Dramatic
End Title
Ending
Ethereal
Foxtrot No.3
Foxtrot No.3B
Foxtrot
Glass Curtains
Guilty
Leaving
Molto Agitato
Mysterioissimo
Mysterioso
Not in Film
Ominous
Plotting
Reckoning
Resigned
Restless
Revolver
Risoluto
Screwyoso
Shimmery
Tense
The Moon
The Story
Tragic
Uneasy
Very Slow
Walking
Wild






Tags associated with this theme:

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